New renderings have been released for a proposed facade modification of the historic Restoration Hardware building at 9-19 Ninth Avenue. These images have been included in part of a proposal package submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission, and will be reviewed by the LPC later today. The Aurora Capital Associates owned site, in the heart of the Meatpacking District, currently features a steel screen-wall facade with art glass on the upper floors of the brick building. The new design, by Backen Gillam Kroeger Architects, is looking to bring a more symmetrical look to the structure through the renovation.
Demolition permits have been filed for several three-story structures along Fourth Avenue, a commercial thoroughfare right on the border between Park Slope and Boerum Hill, in Brooklyn. 122 Fourth Avenue and 601 Baltic Street are now destined for demolition. Both projects are under the leadership of the architect and real estate developer Hal Einhorn, of Einhorn Development Group.
A Staten Island commercial development at 719 Forest Avenue has come out with a new rendering. Located in West Brighton, the single-story project would be an extension of the commercial thoroughfare along the avenue.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story residential structure at 491 Ocean Parkway, in Kensington, Brooklyn. The site is six blocks away from the Ditmas Avenue Subway Station, serviced by the F train. An anonymous LLC is listed as responsible for the development.
A new rendering has been revealed for 555 West 22nd Street, owned by Related Companies, confirming YIMBY’s last report on its future as a residential building. The West Chelsea lot is currently occupied by low-rise commercial and residential structures as well as a U-Haul lot, however demolition permits were filed in February of last year. Related acquired these properties and adjacent air rights for a total of $234 million.